Student Engagement

Jan
16

The Social Media Revolution? Does it belong in the Classroom?

In this massive information age of today, we can now talk to each other in ways we never imagined. Teachers and administrators have struggled with how they might try to find a way to safely incorporate this social media technology in the classroom.

By Jennifer McGregor | Blog
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Jan
09

Developing A Culture of Metacognition – The Art of Teaching How to Think

As the world economy shifts away from manufacturing jobs and towards more creative jobs, there’s a consensus among parents, educators, politicians and business leaders that it is crucial students complete their K-12 education with the ability to identify and solve complex problems, think critically about information, work effectively in teams and communicate clearly about their […]

By Jennifer McGregor | Blog
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Dec
08

5 Reasons Why Students Benefit From A Problem Centered Math Classroom

Switching to teaching mathematics with a problem-centered approach may cause some teachers to step outside of their own comfort zone, the benefits that students receive from learning in this environment are well worth the discomfort that may be felt. Take a look at the 5 benefits followed by and math instruction video segment below.

By Jennifer McGregor | Blog
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Nov
29

Creating Enthusiastic Student Writers

In an era of texting, blogs, tweets, and wikis, there is a flowering of public writing happing. However, it may not be surprising that writing instruction in the schools is not similarly blooming with as much enthusiasm from students. Many educators agree that students are not getting enough  instruction and practice on how to become […]

By Jennifer McGregor | Blog
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Dec
26

Supporting Learner Differences in the Classroom

Understanding learner differences can be an overwhelming and daunting task, but it is extremely essential, so as to ensure that all students have opportunities to be successful.  Within the context of this mini-course, the surface of this topic has only been scratched.

By Jennifer McGregor | Uncategorized
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Dec
19

Professional Growth Made Easy For Teachers – Ashland University and Teach n’ Kids Learn Forge Exciting New Partnership

Providing Teachers with High Quality Online Graduate Level Courses Ashland University, Ashland Ohio, April 19, 2016 – Ashland University’s Professional Development Services has announced an exciting new partnership with Teach n’ Kids Learn Inc. providing comprehensive, innovative online professional learning courses. This partnership is a perfect combination of the market-leading strengths of both companies. Like […]

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